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Case study on the use of agent technology for the management of networked multimedia systems
Author(s): Paula Viana; Artu Pimenta Alves
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Paper Abstract

The evolution of Television towards the digital domain is opening new opportunities but also new challenges both to users and system managers. Audiovisual television archives will be an essential component of the whole digital television operators systems, as archived information needs to be available to a wide range of users. This paper presents the work developed at INESC Porto within the VIDION project and the experiments on merging television, computer and telecommunications concepts and technologies by the use of software agents and CORBA to assist in solving problems of information and system configuration and management in a TV archive. Aspects such as definition of the problem, architecture proposed and current state of the work will be the focus of the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4210, Internet Multimedia Management Systems, (11 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.403827
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Paula Viana, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto (Portugal) and Instituto Super (Portugal)
Artu Pimenta Alves, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto (Portugal) and Univ. do Porto (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4210:
Internet Multimedia Management Systems
John R. Smith; Chinh Le; Sethuraman Panchanathan; C.-C. Jay Kuo, Editor(s)

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